Drew, who had failed all year to nudge his average to .200, finally scaled that mountain in Atlanta with a 4-for-4 effort that pushed it to .201. Among those hits was a two-run homer in the third.
He reached base all six times in the laugher. He walked in a run in the fifth and singled in another in the seventh.
His effort ended an 0-for-12 skid.Analysis:
As expected, Ned Yost has stated that Ben Zobrist will play mostly second base when Gordon is ready, per the Kansas City Star.
Infante has not found his stride at the plate all season. The result is a .217 average, which if maintained would be the lowest of his career.
The versatile Zobrist, who can play all over the field, will likely continue to give others occasional days off as the Royals cruise to the division title.Analysis:
Profar is recovering from off-season shoulder surgery, and it is not yet known if he will be able to return to the Rangers in 2015.Analysis:
The two-bagger gives Cano 30 on the season, making him the first player ever to record at least 30 doubles in 11 consecutive seasons to start a career. His career-high in doubles is 48, which occurred in 2009 and 2012.Analysis:
Giavotella had missed time as of late because he was dealing with the flu.Analysis:
Holt is in the lineup Monday against the host White Sox. He returns on a 14-for-33 tear and with a .287/.357/.398 slash line on the year.Analysis:
Sanchez drove in four runs, his most in a game this season. He walked and doubled twice--the second time this year he had two doubles in a game and first since July 29.Analysis:
Ladendorf has been out for more than four months with an ankle injury that required surgery. He could return when the rosters are expanded in September.Analysis:
Pedroia has been out for a month with the hamstring injury.Analysis: